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Kawhi Leonard sues Nike for stealing Control of his Original Logo Design

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Kawhi Leonard has sued Nike for the attempt of the apparel company to gain control over his “Klaw” logo. The US basketball player claimed in a lawsuit that the “Klaw” logo that he provided to Nike was completely designed by him out of his imagination. Because of Nike’s control of “Klaw” logo, Kawhi ended an endorsement contract with Nike. He said that Nike didn’t play any role in making the logo but the company tried to gain the ownership of the logo behind his back. Further, he said the company moved to the United States Copyright Office to claim “authorship” and “rights and permissions” of the logo.

The lawsuit filed by Kawhi Leonard stated that he himself designed the logo and then entered the contract with Nike for its marketing. It further claims that there was no participation of Nike in it and Kawhi Leonard prepared his personal logo by keeping in mind his own image. It is clearly mentioned in the lawsuit that before entering into the contract with Kawhi, the apparel company Nike completely agreed to the conditions of Kawhi’s ownership of the “Klaw” logo. However, after Kawhi left Nike in order to sign with New Balance in the month of November, Nike quietly registered the logo in its name in 2017. And when Kawhi noticed this at the end of 2018, he decided to act against Nike. Nike executive, John Matterazzo, has been claiming the ownership of the logo and asserting that it should only be used for Nike merchandise.

Branding with the help of a logo design is one of the great ways to gain popularity for any entity. Many logo design services exist in the world which simply helps companies to market their products. Los Angeles logo design is one such unit which is highly reputed for its marketing and branding services. In the case of “Klaw” logo, Nike is trying to give a stiff competition to its competitor with the use of the popular logo of one of the emerging American Professional athletes. It will be an interesting thing to watch the decision of the court on this subject.

Jenny is one of the oldest contributors of Bigtime Daily with a unique perspective of the world events. She aims to empower the readers with delivery of apt factual analysis of various news pieces from around the World.

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8 Things to do in Croydon, London

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There is so much more to Croydon than the Boxpark that attracts a lot of visitors to the area. If  you have not yet explored the South London borough or need new things to do there, we’ve put together your ultimate guide below:

1. Exciting Escape Rooms

Address: Grants Entertainment Centre, 14 High Street, Croydon. CR0 1Y

An Escape Room is an hour-long adventure that you can enjoy with anyone, including colleagues, family or friends. Get locked in a room for an hour and work through clues and puzzles to unlock the door and escape within 60 minutes. Its a great way to spend an hour and it is going to leave you wanting more!

2. The 50p Building

Address: 12-16 Addiscombe Road, Croydon.

Towering over Croydon with its unique coin-shaped structure, this concrete block is quite the landmark for tourists. Formerly known as The 50p Building, it has become a celebrated example of British architecture under the new name of No1 Croydonand is currently housing office blocks so whilst you can stand in amazement, you cant go inside.

3. Oxygen Freejumping

Address: Unit 5, The Colonnades, Purley Way, Croydon. CR0 4RQ

You can bounce your way from trampoline to trampoline, vault the podiums, twist down the tumble tracks and rebound off the walls, which are also trampolines or play dodgeball, volleyball and basketball whilst jumping! Great fun for people of all ages!

4. Funhouse

Address: 91-101 High St, Croydon CR0 1QF

Embrace your inner child and dive right into one of two enormous ball pits at Fun House. If that is not your thing then there’s table-tennis and pool tables for the adults, not to mention cocktails and ball pits with a bar to quench your thirst.

5. Addington Hills Viewing Platform

Address: 007 Postmill Cl, Croydon CR0 5HL

Gaze across towards London and over Croydon, spotting famous landmarks whilst you dine 460 feet above sea level from the top of Addington Hills. You can see as far as Fulham and Epping Forest and even Windsor Castle on a particularly clear day. Its quirky, exciting and a great way to spend a few hours!

6. Croydon Minster Tower

Address: Church St, Croydon CR0 1RN

The predominantly medieval tower is 125 feet high to the top of the pinnacles while the church itself is almost 150 feet long and the main body of the church is an impressive 92 feet high. The church is steeped in history – Six Archbishops of Canterbury were buried in the Minster. An absolute must for history and architecture lovers.

7. Cronx Brewery

Address: Unit 6, Vulcan Business Centre, Vulcan Way, New Addington, Croydon CR0 9UG

You have the option of calling into the brewery on Vulcan Way to buy some beer to take home or if you prefer just sit back and enjoy a pint or two whilst visiting The Cronx Bar in Boxpark food and drink complex. Its the ideal spot for enjoying some down time after a busy day exploring.

8. BoxPark

Address: 99 George St, Croydon CR0 1LD

Aside from focussing solely on food and drink, Boxpark Croydon also has a fully functioning bar – BEATBOX. Every Thursday, Boxpark Croydon brings pioneering urban and electronic music to BEATBOX with a selection of events featuring legendary and up-and-coming DJ’s and performers.

Youll never be short of things to do in Croydon. Our list of attractions is designed to give you plenty of options, helping you to stay busy when in the area.

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